Eight standout fixtures.
1. Firm: Friedman Benda.
Designer: Oki Sato.
Standout: The Nendo founder and chief designer’s sconces in painted steel track the movement of a bulb swinging on a painted steel rod.
2. Firm: Lite Brite Neon Studio.
Designer: Matt Dilling.
Standout: Nods to Victorian and Middle Eastern elements at Frederic Church’s Hudson Valley house result in a honeycomb-shape ceiling fixture of neon tubes attached to a painted aluminum canopy.
3. Firm: Tom Dixon.
Designer: Tom Dixon.
Standout: Seven sheets of electroplated brass are folded into an orb, then finished in a proprietary nickel-silver for this pendant fixture.
4. Firm: Moooi.
Designer: Umut Yamac.
Standout: A bird-shape diffuser in steel, aluminum, and polypropylene goes out on a limb, balancing on a sconce’s post of brass-finished steel.
5. Firm: Vincent Pocsik.
Designer: Vincent Pocsik.
Standout: Ethereal handblown glass shades are paired with solid brass in pendant fixtures made with Los Angeles craftspeople.
6. Firm: Anglepoise.
Designer: Margaret Howell.
Product: Type 75.
Standout: This clothing designer updates a classic task lamp, in production since the 1930’s, with such fresh color options as Seagrass.
7. Firm: Flos.
Designer: Michael Anastassiades.
Product: Captain Flint.
Standout: The conical shade of a brushed-brass floor lamp makes it dual-purpose, turning up to illuminate wall or ceiling or down for task lighting.
8. Firm: James Dieter.
Designer: James Dieter.
Standout: Tetrahedrons inspired pendant fixtures including this one with an anodized aluminum frame and polyester sails in custom colors.